Nikon Metrology

Universal, flexible, profitable: measuring technology for sub-contract inspection

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Using Nikon measuring technology for sub-contract inspection Measuring prototypes and initial samples on commission is a field of work which requires high-precision measuring technology that can be deployed flexibly and universally for a wide range of measuring tasks. For DIMESS in Winnenden, laser scanners and coordinate measuring machines made by Nikon have proven to be perfect for its sub-contract inspection tasks.     “Every day here is full of surprises. When we arrive at work in the morning, we often don’t yet know which measuring Read more...

Flexibly expanded: Nikon swiftly integrates customer-specific measuring and inspection processes

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Nikon Swiftly integrates customer-specific measuring and inspection processes WESO-Aurorahütte, an iron foundry based in Gladenbach, produces high quality brake discs for rail vehicles. Once the cast parts have been machined, numerous geometric features need to be measured, correlated and evaluated statistically. This can now be done effortlessly with measuring software which Nikon has modified according to the foundry’s specifications.     “By moving into the field of railway engineering, we’ve entered a new market which will safeguard Read more...

A hit in Hyderabad: Fine Forge accelerates turbine blade inspection with Nikon LC15Dx

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Industry leader in the forgings of turbine blades, Fine Forge has installed a multi-sensor Nikon Metrology CMM with LC15Dx at its Hyderabad facility. The laser scanning acquisition system, used for QA and reverse engineering has helped to increase productivity and to support the expansion of its product portfolio.   Fine Forge is one of the leading steel die forging companies in India. Operating primarily in the power generation sector, Fine Forge – ISO 9001:2000 certified company based in Hyderabad – specialize in the manufacture of turbine Read more...

NEW RELEASE: CMM-Manager 3.6

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Nikon Metrology announces the release of version 3.6 of CMM-manager, the task-oriented, highly intuitive metrology software for manual, CNC, portable CMMs and video multi-sensor systems.   A range of new features and functions makes CMM-Manager 3.6 highly intuitive and easy-to-use: Excel 2016 report output CAD synchronization indicator in status bar Left hand helix gear support Multi-copy option added to Transform New datum alignment report output Path planning enhancements iNexiv integration Specialized functionality for ease-of-use This release Read more...

Higher resolution & faster: X.Tend your CT scanning capability

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Nikon Metrology introduces Inspect-X 5.1, the latest release of the acquisition and control software for Nikon Metrology’s range of X-ray and CT systems. With 5.1, Inspect-X now features X.Tend; a new CT acquisition method that enables users to scan taller samples with improved image quality. Accompanying the Inspect-X 5.1 release is the introduction of new, high performance, reconstruction workstations that provide world leading reconstruction times. X.Tend doubles the speed of the CT process for taller samples. Scanning tall parts often Read more...

Inspect-X 5.0 enables higher resolution scans for an improved insight into defects

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Nikon Metrology introduces Inspect-X 5.0, the latest release of the acquisition and analysis software for Nikon Metrology’s range of X-ray and CT systems. Inspect-X 5.0 is now a native 64-bit application and supports a new 16Mpixel flat panel detector enabling much higher resolution CT scans. Another new feature is the Golden Image Comparison tool, enabling operators to intelligently and immediately make a pass/fail sentence on the part being inspected. Introducing an all-new 64-bit platform Inspect-X 5.0 is now anative 64-bit application,enabling the Read more...

Webinar “CMM-Manager on iNEXIV”: Expand the possibilities of your video measuring system

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Expand your 3D tactile and video measuring capabilities with CMM-Manager, now available on Nikon iNexiv* video measurement systems.  CMM-Manager is task-oriented, highly intuitive and offers powerful measuring and reporting capabilities. This webinars introduces the main features for NEXIV video measuring systems such as collision-free CAD-based path definition, virtual path simulation and accurate feature measurement for both tactile and vision probing. There are 2 sessions scheduled: Thu, Oct 8, 2015 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM CEST/ 6:00 PM – Read more...

Groundbreaking CMM-Manager 3.5 software now available for Nikon Metrology iNexiv Vision Measuring Equipment

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Nikon Metrology announces CMM-Manager 3.5 for Nikon’s iNexiv vision measuring equipment. With a powerful and user-friendly interface, CMM-Manager 3.5 integrates vision measuring, autofocus laser scanning, rotary indexing, and touch probing to provide a true 3D multi-sensor system for inspecting physical products based on 3D CAD models. “Interfacing with the CAD model is today an integrated part of measuring and inspection with the iNexiv video measurement systems,” says Nate Frost, Nikon Metrology product manager. “This allows to take Read more...

Inspect-X 4.1 provides ultra-sharp X-ray images and advanced BGA analysis

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Inspect-X 4.1, the latest release of the acquisition and analysis software for our of X-ray and CT systems, provides improved real-time imaging and advanced BGA analysis. The C.Clear real-time image enhancements provide easy-to-interpret images for fast online defect recognition. The new image processing algorithms enable automated BGA analysis and reporting for stacked components and multi-layered boards. Nikon Metrology X-ray systems with Inspect-X 4.1 are ready to handle today’s and tomorrow’s complex electronics boards and components. See Clear Read more...

Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine Volume 8 is available!

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The new issue of the Nikon Metrology Newsmagazine (Volume 8) is online available on the Nikon Metrology website. The “free” Newsmagazine is packed with application cases and new product features on CMMs, laser scanning, X-ray and CT, microscopes and many more. Summary Glass moulds produced faster and less expensively using modern multi-sensor metrology Automated Nikon photo-microscope supports world-leading rock analysis University of Leuven applies metrology CT to research geometrical accuracy of inner  and outer features of industrial Read more...